1 September 2014

Nigeria: Water and Salt Mixture Kills Two Children in Delta

Warri — Two children of the same parent have died of a mixture of water and salt concoction sold at a cost of N1, 850 by Apostle Austin Eduviere of the Triumphant World International Church, Abraka, Delta State, allegedly for the healing of various sicknesses.

The two under-aged children, Prayer Clement (Nine months old) and Wisdom Clement (Two years) respectively died after their mother administered the controversial substance which the Pastor said he had prayed over.

According to Pastor Eduviere who is currently in police net at the state capital, Asaba the substance is a mixture of water and salt for the treatment of various sicknesses and it sells for N1, 850.00.

Trouble started, according to a statement by the state Police Public Relations Officer, Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP), Celestina Kalu, when men of the force at the Abraka Police Station got information that one Ese Oghenevwe aged 25 of Urhouka quarters, Abraka had killed her two children through the water and salt mixture.

The police then swooped on the said woman for allegedly killing her two kids.

She later confessed that Pastor Austin Eduviere sold the spiritual mixture to her for the protection of her children from various ailments not however including the dreaded Ebola Disease.

Meanwhile, both Apostle Eduviere and Ese Oghenevwe are helping the police in their investigation and would soon be charged to court.

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